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Archive for June 2018

NIFLA v. Becerra Win & Justice Kennedy Retiring

This week brought big news out of the Supreme Court of the United States. First, in NIFLA v. Becerra, SCOTUS ruled 5-4 that two provisions of California law intended to regulate pregnancy resource centers were unconstitutional, violating the First Amendment. “This decision was a victory for freedom of conscience in America,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL…

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Three Culture of Death Tipping Points


Pope John Paul II once famously described Western society as a “culture of death.” But what does that term mean? It refers to a civilization that endorses lethal omissions and even outright killing by doctors to alleviate suffering or resolve life crises. “Culture of death” is most often applied in the context of euthanasia, assisted…

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Life Notes

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Ireland legalizes abortion In a historic referendum in May, by a vote of 66.4% to 33.6%, Irish voters stripped unborn babies’ right to life from its constitution. Ireland’s Eighth Amendment, adopted in 1983, was one of Europe’s strongest protections for unborn children, making a mother and her unborn baby equal under the law, effectively restricting…

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Just Six States have Legalized Assisted Suicide Despite Massive Push

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In 2007, there were 26 states that were challenged by assisted suicide campaigns and all 26 states rejected it. This year, 25 states have had assisted suicide bills in their legislatures and, as of now, only Hawaii has passed the bill. Yet, the theme that the media is portraying is that the assisted suicide lobby…

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Action Alert


Support Pro-Life Rule: Your Comment Needed! On May 18, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under President Trump’s instruction, proposed a new rule for the Title X (ten) family planning program. It will bar abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from receiving taxpayer funding through Title X. The new rule will redirect funds to…

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